Words By Preezy Da Kid
Famed director and die-hard Brooklynite Spike Lee is one of the most influential creative minds of the Hip-Hop generation. Producing a number of landmark films that spoke to and challenged a nation of millions, he has always displayed his affinity for the culture and its music.
Spike possesses a keen ear for selecting the perfect audio backdrop for many memorable scenes throughout his films. With a soundtrack catalog that trumps many artists’ catalogs, we felt it was right to present the 12 of the best songs featured in Spike Lee joints. The most memorable instances of Shelton’s A&R skills are on display here. Let the stroll down cinematic memory lane begin.